Recovery of olfactory function after nine years of post-traumatic anosmia: a case report

@inproceedings{Mueller2009RecoveryOO,
  title={Recovery of olfactory function after nine years of post-traumatic anosmia: a case report},
  author={Christian Albert Mueller and Thomas Hummel},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2009}
}
INTRODUCTION Olfactory loss due to head trauma is a common condition. Depending on the severity of the head trauma, anosmia might occur in up to 30% of patients. The period of time until recovery has been reported to be a couple of months in most cases. However, recovery from post-traumatic olfactory loss might occur much later. We present a rare case of recovery from anosmia nine years after the initial trauma. CASE PRESENTATION We report the case of a 54-year-old Caucasian man who suffered… CONTINUE READING